The Knights of Columbus are pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 6th Annual Rev. Arthur J. Murphy Seminarian Pasta Dinner to benefit the Seminarians of the Archdiocese of Hartford on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm. All food has been generously donated once again by Joey Garlic’s which allows us to donate 100% of the proceeds from the dinner to worthy seminarians. Tickets will be available beginning October 21st and will be $15 per person with a $40 maximum per family. Please contact Tim Geary at (860) 539-4207 or email@example.com with any questions.
Time to Talk Turkeys again!! Make this a joyful Thanksgiving for those who struggle with meal insecurities. Please help us fill our Foodshare bins with Turkeys once again this year to help feed the hungry families throughout the Hartford Area. Turkeys can be dropped off on the front plaza of the church on Sunday, November 18th from 7:30 am until 12 noon. Additionally we will be accepting nonperishable items such as rice, beans, canned veggies and canned fruit, cereal, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, boxed mashed potatoes, and canned (no glass jars) gravy. Please share this with your neighbors and friends so that we can make this our best year yet!!
Come experience our revamped coffee hour and enjoy a delicious breakfast while getting some of your Christmas shopping done at Sr. Ruth's Fair Trade Sale.
All woman and friends of STA are cordially invited to a Christmas party and tea cup auction on Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30, in the parish center. This is a wonderful opportunity to be reacquainted with old friends and meet new ones. Attendees, last name A to N, are asked to bring an appetizer to share. Attendees, last name O to Z, are asked to bring a dessert to share. kindly bring foods preheated and ready to be served. Please bring a new, unwrapped item, valued at $10 for the tea cup auction. Raffle tickets 1 for $1, 6 for $5, 15 for $10 or 35 for $20. Guests are encouraged to call Cindy @ 860 286 2879 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 11/28 and indicate what you are bringing.
Our Altar Servers ROCK! Is your child interested in becming one? Children in Grades 3 and up are invited to a new Altar Server training on Saturday, November 17th from 9 - 9:30 a.m. in the upper church. Children will have an opportunity to ask questions and to learn more abaout this very important ministry. Please contact the rectory with any questions at either email@example.com or 860-233-8269.
The STA Social Action Committee is sponsoring a FREE Nutrition Workshop series, the second Wednesday of every month, from 9:00-10:00, in the Parish Center. Nov 14, 2018 Fruits and vegetables; Dec 12, 2018 Whole grains; Jan 9, 2019 , Lean Protein; Feb 13, 2019, Strong Bones; Mar 13, 2019, Make a change; Apr 10, 2019, Celebrate healthy meals. Each meeting includes recipes, taste test, fun activities, and prizes. For more information and to Pre-Register please contact Michele Siew 732-567-5434,firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Parish School is hosting its first Open House for Prospective Parents of the new school year on Tuesday, November 13th. Prospective parents are welcome to drop by anytime between 9 AM- Noon to receive a tour of the building and discover the wonderful learning taking place in our classrooms. St. Thomas the Apostle School students were among the Archdiocese of Hartford's top scorers on the 2018 IOWA Test for Basic Skills. Dedicated, creative teachers + small, engaging classes + daily differentiated learning = ACADEMIC SUCCESS! For more information or to register to attend the Open House, please call the admissions office 860-236-6257 or visit www.stthomasapostlewh.org
Join us in the lower chapel for a rosary in honor of all our veterans.
The STA Social Action Committee will be sponsoring their monthly food collection to restock the shelves of our food pantry on November 10 & 11. At this time, we desperately in need of pasta, soup, tuna, veggies and cereal. All monetary donations will be used to purchase food from Food Share. We thank you for your continued support!
The STA Social Action Committee will be sponsoring their monthly food collection to restock the sheleves of our food pantry on November 10 & 11. At this time, we desperately in need of pasta, soup, tuna, veggies and cereal. All monetary donations will be used to purchase food from Food Share. We thank you for your continued support!